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ArtFest oozes hot live music


Talapia is a quartet of guys from Hawaii and Guam who play island and reggae music. From left, Justin Camarillo, Byron Fujikawa, Marcus Anguay and Mark Chargualaf make up Talapia.
 (Amanda Smith / The Spokesman-Review)
Talapia is a quartet of guys from Hawaii and Guam who play island and reggae music. From left, Justin Camarillo, Byron Fujikawa, Marcus Anguay and Mark Chargualaf make up Talapia. (Amanda Smith / The Spokesman-Review)

In addition to the visual stimuli on hand this weekend at ArtFest, there also is a hot lineup of live local music.

The styles range from world and jazz to rock and country.

Here’s the schedule of bands appearing at ArtFest, which starts today at Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition.

Admission is free:

Friday

Noon: Monte Thompson, acoustic folk-rock

3 p.m.: Talapia, Hawaiian

4:30 p.m.: Los Vigiles, flamenco

6:30 p.m.: Milonga, salsa

Saturday

11 a.m.: Working Spliffs, reggae

12:30 p.m.: Soup, jazz fusion

2 p.m.: Logan Heftel, acoustic singer-songwriter

3:30 p.m.: Scarlet Parkway, indie-pop

5 p.m.: La Cha Cha, indie-pop

6:30 p.m.: Cristopher Lucas, singer-songwriter (see Spin Cycle on page 5)

Sunday

11 a.m. Buffalo Jones, alt-country

12:30 p.m.: Vaudeville, folk-pop

2 p.m.: DBC Band, blues-rock

3:30 p.m.: Matthew Lindley Mistake, rock

Club hoppin’

Old-time blues-rock singer Jim Brown brings his upbeat guitar styling and raspy voice on Thursday to Far West Billiards, 1001 W. First Ave. Music starts at 8 p.m. No cover.

The Riverside Rhythm and Bluez Review is giving a sneak preview of its new R&B and soul act, which features new vocalist Max. Check out the Maxtravaganza tonight at Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St. The Riverside Review appears minus Max on Saturday and Sunday at Bluz at the Bend. All shows are free. Showtime is 9 p.m.

• Get your groove on with jam band Mixolydian on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Moon Time, 1602 Sherman Ave. # 116 in Coeur d’Alene. There is a $2 cover.

• Still riding a hot streak ignited by a new album, jazz-hip-hoppers Locke and the Chris Wilson Five loosen ties Saturday at The Blvd., 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Music starts at 9 p.m. Cover to be announced.

• With a slant toward prominent piano and percussion, Portland indie-rockers Desert City Soundtrack, along with locals Weight and The Blakes, is set to rock tonight at The B-Side, 230 W. Riverside Ave. Showtime is 9:30 p.m. There is a $5 cover.

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